Become a Foster Parent

We want you to succeed! Foster parenting is one of the kindest investments you can make of your life in the life of a needy child!  It also provides joys, challenges and opportunities for personal growth!

Methodist Foster Care recruits, trains, certifies and supports Therapeutic Foster Families in all of Louisiana. We cover the entire state!

  • Complete the easy form below.
  • The information you provide will be forwarded to our Foster Care Recruiters.
  • One of our Methodist Foster Care Recruiters will contact you to answer your questions about becoming a foster caregiver!

It’s that simple!

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Call a Methodist Foster Care Recruiter in Your Region

Monroe and Northeast Louisiana
  Michelle Berry – 1-318-439-2724

Shreveport and Northwest Louisiana
  Isabel Robinson – 1-318-582-2873‬

Alexandria and Central Louisiana
  Rebekah Galle – 1-318-266-8425

Covington and Southeast Louisiana
  Kylee Elkins – 1-985-900-2356

Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana
  Jennifer Savoie 1-337-347-9729

Statewide
  Michelle Berry – 1-318-439-2724

We Want You to Succeed as a Foster Parent
Methodist Foster Care works hard to make sure our foster families are successful!  We begin our work by providing the training and information required for certification.  Then, we can conduct the required home studies and background checks to ensure our children are placed in secure, loving homes.

After being recruited, trained, and certified, we work to ensure the best fit we can between a foster child and your trained, certified, therapeutic foster home.  We are on call 24/7 for our foster parents!

We provide the most generous daily board rate available in Louisiana for therapeutic foster care, which reimburses for clothing, room and board, and other needs.  We also provide routine, ongoing training and special training on specific topics.  In addition, when you need assistance or information, we support you and enhance the care you provide to a child who needs a home. When you need a break – and we know you will – we have Respite Care available.

Foster Parents Qualifications
These are the requirements for Therapeutic Foster Parents:

  • You must be at least 25 years of age.
  • You may be single or married.
  • You must have a combination of 4 years of college or direct experience.
  • You must be able to meet your family’s financial needs.
  • You must be in sound physical and mental health.
  • You must live in a home with sufficient space for a foster child.
  • You must pass state and federal criminal background checks.
  • You must participate in training.
  • You must participate and pass a home study.

If that sounds like you, then we need to talk!

Call the Methodist Foster Care office nearest you and speak with one of our helpful Foster Care Recruiters. Discover how you can do the kindest act for a child – become a foster caregiver!

Michelle Berry is the Director of Methodist Foster Care.
Michelle Berry
Statewide

Mrs. Michelle Berry

Director, Methodist Foster Care
Email:  michelle.berry@LMCH.org
1 (318) 439-2724
Isabel Robinson is the Methodist Foster Care Recruiter for Shreveport and all of Northwest Louisiana.
Isabel Robinson
Shreveport and Northwest Louisiana

Ms. Isabel Robinson

Methodist Foster Care Recruiter
Email:  isabel.robinson@LMCH.org
1 (318) 582-2873‬
Rebekah Galle is the Methodist Foster Care Recruiter for Central Louisiana.
Rebekah Galle
Alexandria and Central Louisiana

Ms. Rebekah Galle

Methodist Foster Care Recruiter
Email: rebekah.galle@LMCH.org
1 (318) 266-8425
Jennifer Savioe is the Methodist Foster Care Recruiter for Lafayette  and Southwest Louisiana.
Jennifer Savoie
Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana

Ms. Jennifer Savoie

Methodist Foster Care Recruiter
Email:  jennifer.savoie@LMCH.org
1 (337) 347-9729
Kylee Elkins is the Methodist Foster Care Recruiter for Covington and Southeast Louisiana.
Kylee Elkins
Covington and Southeast Louisiana

Ms. Kylee Elkins

Methodist Foster Care Recruiter
Email:  kylee.elkins@LMCH.org
1 (985) 900-2356